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Charles -> 1649 Liberty

3557
Nominal Guns44B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1631BWAS-1603
Keel Laid Down2.1632BWAS-1603
Acquired30.1.1632/33BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
Constructor
Peter PettBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1610-1672
BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeGreat ShipB065
Wrecked10.1650B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Breadth33' 7"Imperial Feet10.1177 
Depth in Hold16' 3"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen810Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel105' 2"Imperial Feet32.0142 
Breadth35' 7"Imperial Feet10.7036 
Depth in Hold16' 3"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen810Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen607Baker's Rule Tons 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1633300 BWAS-1603

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.4.1633 - Captain
John PenningtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1620-1643
ref:1070
1636Captain
Thomas KettlebyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1627-1642
BWAS-1603
1638Captain
Henry MainwaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1623-1640
BWAS-1603
1640Captain
Henry MainwaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1623-1640
BWAS-1603
1642 - 1643Captain
Richard SwanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1640-1666
BWAS-1603
1643Captain
Tristram StevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1626-1643
BWAS-1603
1646Captain
Richard SwanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1640-1666
W015
1647Captain
Walter MynarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647
BWAS-1603
1649Captain
William WildeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1690
BWAS-1603
3.1648/49 - 1650Captain
James MoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1650
W015
1650 - 10.1650Captain
Edward HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1652
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.3.1648/49 - 22.5.1649General at Sea
Edward PophamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1636-1650
NRS076

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.4.1633 - Master
Peter WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1633
ref:1070

Service History


DateEventSource
1636Service in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1642Service in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1643Service in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1647At PortsmouthBWAS-1603
1649Renamed LibertyBWAS-1603
16.4.1649

Sailed from the Downs for Kinsale

NRS076
10.1650Ran aground and wrecked off HarwichBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1642-1642Summer Guard of 1642
Sir John PenningtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1620-1643
 
1650-1650Summer Guard of 1650  

Notes on Ship



That Captain Wyldy do command in the [HBMS Leopard (1635)|Leopard], and carry down the Charles into the Downs, for Captain [James Moulton|Moulton]: And that the Commissioners that serve for the Navy, give him a Commission accordingly. From: House of Commons Journal Volume 6: 2 March 1649

 

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